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From: "Måns Rullgård" <>
To: Ariel Elkin <>
Subject: Re: System audio recording have very low amplitude
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 16:01:12 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Ariel Elkin's message of "Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:30:53 +0100")

Ariel Elkin <> writes:

>> What OS are you using? (I see from those links that the apps are MacOS, which I know nothing about. Someone else might do; also what version?)
> I’m using macOS 10.15
>> Does MacOS have an internal audio mixer that determines the levels of sound from various apps and how they go to other devices?
> No exactly, but there’s an app (Audio MIDI Setup) which will allow you to set the input/output volume and sample rate of your audio hardware. I’ve checked there already and ensured that the input/output volume of Loopback and BlackHole were at 1.
> Can someone clarify if this command
> rec test-output.aiff 
> could do any implicit gain attenuation? It’s not clear from the documentation.

If you add the -V flag, the sox/play/rec commands will list the full
effect chain, including automatically added conversions.

Måns Rullgård

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-30 15:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-30 13:30 Ariel Elkin
2020-07-30 15:01 ` Måns Rullgård [this message]
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2020-07-29  9:39 Ariel Elkin
2020-07-29 20:04 ` Jeremy Nicoll - ml sox users

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